Workshops & Events

The Graduate School hosts events for faculty, staff, and prospective and current students alike.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday Nov. 6
Teaching Preparation Series, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Statements
5 to 6:15 p.m.
RLP 1.302B

Learn about the components of DEI statements — which are becoming an increasingly integral part of job market materials — and the role of these statements in your applications. This workshop will provide the opportunity to critically reflect on what diversity means to you and how you demonstrate a commitment to diversity, as well as to begin articulating how these values are apparent in your current practice and future goals. Event Details

Thursday Nov. 7
Experiential Learning: What, Why, and How?
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
SZB 450

What is experiential learning, why should I do it, and how do I do it? Event Details

Friday Nov. 8
Teaching Preparation Series, Drafting teaching statements: How do I articulate my beliefs about teaching?
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
SZB 104

Learn the characteristics of an effective teaching statement — including what search committees look for — and begin drafting/refining your statement to vibrantly convey your teaching values and the instructional choices you make to help students achieve learning goals. Event Details

Thursday Nov. 14
Designing Assignments for Global Classrooms
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
SZB 450H

Find out how faculty and instructors at UT-Austin have been designing assignments for Global Classrooms Event Details

Friday Nov. 15
10 a.m. to Noon
Avaya Auditorium POB 2.302

Being able to persuade others is a critical skill for any career. Event Details

Friday Nov. 15
Experiential Learning: Setbacks
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
SZB 450

How do we help students deal with "failure"? Event Details